|Clarenville Heritage - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Dale Gilbert Jarvis, folklorist, storyteller and Intangible Cultural Heritage Development Officer for the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador gives the address to the annual general meeting of the Clarenville Heritage Society, Inc, on Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at the College of the North Atlantic, Clarenville, Newfoundland, speaking on place names, possible origins of the name "Clarenville" and on his role as ICH Development Officer.
Keywords: place names; Clarenville; Newfoundland; Dale Gilbert Jarvis
|ICH Update 022 - January 2011 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Happy New Year from the Intangible Cultural Heritage office of the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador! In this edition of the ICH Update, news of an introductory workshop on folklore and oral history interviews, the announcement of the 2011 Folklife Festival theme, a review of the 2010 Mummers Festival, a Google Maps workshop in Trepassey, a local cobbler puts a new sole in an old tradition, and the launch of our new Tradition Bearers Spotlight program.
Keywords: ICH; folklore; oral history; newfoundland; mummering; folklife; cobbler; shoe repair
|Come All Ye - Second Verse - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
As part of Culture Days 2010, folklorist Dale Jarvis leads an artist's talk about Come All Ye -Second Verse, a light-hearted portrait of Newfoundland folk music. Interview is with printmaker and musician Caroline Clarke, and woodwork and mixed media artist Pam Dorey. Recorded in front of a live audience on Friday, September 24, 2010 at the Devon House, Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, 59 Duckworth Street, St...
Keywords: art; artist; interview; culture; newfoundland; music
|Spirt of Basket Weaving - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Clip from an interview with Margaret (Margie) Pelletier, a Mi'kmaw elder and basket maker from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. Recorded at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University, Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada, on 17 March 2012 by Dale Jarvis. QUOTE: I think with me, there is a spirit within me that makes the basket. I always told my mother that. It's like I can make the basket, I'm just the physical form...
Keywords: basket making
|St John's Tweetup - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
On Friday, September 30th, 2011, the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Newfoundland Historic Trust, hosted a St. Johnâs Tweetup event at the Newman Wine Vaults Provincial Historic Site on Water Street, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, as part of Culture Days. As part of the event, folklorist Dale Jarvis moderated a panel discussion with people in the cultural sector on the role of social media in local arts, how it is working, and where it is going...
Keywords: social media; newfoundland; culture; arts
|A Winter's Tale: The Legacy of Henry William Winter - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
A conversation with the grandson of one of Newfoundland's legendary furniture makers. During the late 19th and early 20th century, Henry William Winter, an ambitious self-taught furniture maker in Clarke's Beach, Conception Bay, mass-produced furniture using simple hand tools and a few primitive machines. These included a foot-powered jig saw, a foot-operated lathe and a larger lathe designed to be driven manually or powered by a dog...
Keywords: oral history; folklore; folklife; interview; henry william winter; Dale Jarvis; The Rooms; furniture; furniture making
|ICH Update 023 - February March 2011 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update, the Mummers Festival wins an award for cultural tourism from Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador; the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador offers a Boxes Under The Bed workshop in cooperation with the Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives; the St. John's Storytelling Festival explores the concept of a national folk epic for the province; Mona Petten, of Port de Grave, is the second in our regular Tradition Bear...
Keywords: ICH; Newfoundland; Labrador; concerts; storytelling; Jack
|Beijing ICH presentation - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Digital Heritage Symposium: Securing the Intangible through the Virtual Beijing, People's Republic of China Saturday, August 2 and Sunday August 3, 2008 Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) development officer Dale Gilbert Jarvis of the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador delivers a paper at the Digital Heritage Symposium in Beijing, PRC, on Sunday August 3, 2008.
Keywords: Intangible Cultural Heritage; digital archives; ich; newfoundland; Dale Jarvis
|ICH Update 040 December 2012 - January 2013 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for Newfoundland and Labrador: the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador is conducting a needs assessment survey, to measure the type and amount of ICH related training needed in the province; work continues on the Foundation's documentation of the Heart's Content Registered Heritage District; intern Joelle Carey starts work on a project identifying living Newfoundland Ponies; new ICH intern Christina Robarts works wit...
Keywords: Newfoundland; culture; skateboarding; russian; newfoundland ponies
|Newfoundland Traditional Dance Interview - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
An interview conducted by Dale Jarvis, Intangible Cultural Heritage Development Officer for Newfoundland and Labrador, as part of the traditional dance symposium held in Old Perlican on Saturday, July 17, 2010. Interview introduced by Dr. Kristin Harris-Walsh, Centre for Music, Media and Place, Memorial University. Interviewees are Sheila Power, Baccalieu Trotters of North River; Wendy Wager, Feather Point Dancers, Harbour Grace; Elizabeth Tuttle, Baccalieu Square Dancers, Old Perlican; and Alic...
Keywords: dance; set dancing; square dance; dancing; traditional dance; newfoundland
|Intangible Cultural Heritage Update 024 April 2011 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this edition of Newfoundland and Labrador's ICH Update for April 2011, we announce the dates for the Old Time Concerts series in Heart's Content, Cupids and Bay Roberts; Melissa Squarey talks to Betty Rumbolt about the tradition of Easter tea buns in Upper Island Cove, and folklorist Sandra Wheeler introduces us to a new generation of young fabric artists working in the old tradition of rug hooking.
Keywords: culture; heritage; craft; recipes; food
|The Body In The Box - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
This is one of my favourite old ghost stories from St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. The story involves a young bride who goes missing, her heartbroken husband, and a terrible secret that emerges some time later. I've told this story over the years on the St. John's Haunted Hike, and it is always a favourite. This version was recorded live at The Rooms, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, on (appropriately enough) Hallowe'en night, October 31, 2007!
Keywords: ghost stories; storytelling; dale jarvis; story; ghosts; paranormal; hallowe'en; storyteller; newfoundland
|ICH Podcast 001 - A Good Boat - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In the late 1970s American folklorist, David Taylor, conducted a series of interviews in the Trinity Bay area while researching his Memorial University folklore thesis, "Boatbuilding in Winterton: The Design, Construction and Use of Inshore Fishing Boats in a Newfoundland Community". In this podcast, we present short clips of two of those interviews. The first, dating from March 22, 1979 is part of Dr...
Keywords: boatbuilding; newfoundland; tradition; intangible cultural heritage; podcast; david taylor
|ICH Update 035 - July 2012 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for Newfoundland and Labrador: The Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador's ICH office launches its new Avalon Folklore Project, a project-based training initiative where communities can apply to work with a folklorist on local traditions under threat; Joelle Carey interviews Max Clarke of Paradise about his love of make and break engines; the Make & Break Flotilla and Parts Swap draws closer; and the Museum Association...
Keywords: training; boats; engines; newfoundland; labrador; folklore
|ICH Update 042 - March 2013 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In the March 2013 edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for Newfoundland and Labrador: we announce the launch of "Living Spaces: The Architecture of the Family Fishery in Keels, Newfoundland,” a report based on the 2012 Keels Folklore Field School, edited by Dr. Gerald Pocius; researchers Lisa Wilson and Christina Robarts provide articles celebrating International Women’s Day; we announce a series of March events related to cultural landscapes and root cellars; and we gear up fo...
Keywords: newfoundland; culture; food; eastern europe; landscape; book launch; festival
|ICH Update 038 October 2012 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for Newfoundland and Labrador, folklorist Dale Jarvis gives an update on the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador's Avalon Folklore Project; news about two ICH workshops, one on making pillow tops and one on memory maps; Nicole Penney interviews Joe Lewis of Conception Harbour about working high steel; and an introduction to HFNL's newest staff person, Lisa Wilson
Keywords: pillow top; weaving; lumbering; lumber woods; memory map; cognitive mapping; high steel; ironworkers
|ICH Update 048 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In the Newfoundland and Labrador ICH Update newsletter for December 2013: an invitation to the Intangible Cultural Heritage mini forum on December 13th; a report on the historic Legge Homestead, a Registered Heritage Structure; the Armagh Rhymers visit from Northern Ireland; and, Christmas memories from Spaniard's Bay, Bay Roberts, and Quidi Vidi.Contributors: Dale Jarvis, Lisa Wilson, Sarah Ingram, Andrea O'Brien
Keywords: newfoundland; christmas; folklore; oral history; tradition; vernacular architecture
|ICH Update 026 June 2011 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for Newfoundland and Labrador, we turn the sod on our Seeds to Supper Festival, the province's third annual folklife festival; young folklorists hit water street and work on heritage fairs projects; we explore the tradition of root cellars; and the Heritage Foundation takes on a new public folklore co-op student.
Keywords: folklore; festivals; heritage; culture; newfoundland; root cellars
|The Seekers at Atlanti-CON 2012 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Grace Shears and Gerrard Duffney of The Seekers, a paranormal investigation team based in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada, are joined by author and storyteller Dale Jarvis of the St. John's Haunted Hike for a panel session on paranormal investigation and story collecting at the 2012 Atlanti-CON sci-fi convention in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, 29 September 2012.
Keywords: ghost stories; paranormal; supernatural; investigations; folklore; newfoundland; ghosts
|Intangible Cultural Heritage Update May 2009 - Dance Heritage Edition - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
The monthly intangible cultural heritage newsletter of the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador
Keywords: dance; dancing; ich; heritage; folklore; intangible cultural heritage; newfoundland; labrador; heritage
|Foolish Jack - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Storyteller Dale Gilbert Jarvis tells the traditional folk tale, "Foolish Jack", to a group of students at Holy Cross Elementary School, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. Recorded live on Friday, 11 April 2008.
Keywords: storytelling; storyteller; folk tale; fairy tale; jack; jack tale; dale gilbert jarvis
|ICH Update 030 - October November 2011 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for Newfoundland and Labrador, we go looking for traditional basket makers; Mel Squarey interviews Chris Belbin about the history of Belbin's Grocery; a new cell phone oral history project is launched in The Battery; and Tales of Town returns to The Rooms Theatre, with memories of Christmas past.
Keywords: oral history; culture; tradition; museums; newfoundland
|ICH Update 031 - December 2011 January 2012 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update from Newfoundland and Labrador, Memorial University's Department of Folklore will be hosting the the launch of the Dr. Peter Narvaez book Sonny's Dream: Essays on Newfoundland Folklore and Popular Culture; ICH Development Officer Dale Jarvis explores the revitalization of the Christmas Hobby Horse tradition in Newfoundland and Labrador; we meet the new public folklore intern, Nicole Penney; and notes on our ongoing basket and basket make...
Keywords: folklore; popular culture; material culture; christmas; tradition
|ICH Update 044 - June 2013 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for Newfoundland and Labrador: the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador is hiring a researcher to work on a project with the Department of Folklore to research wells, springs and traditional knowledge about water sources; Tolson Rendell of Heart's Content shears his sheep; marine engine enthusiasts are invited to a meeting about Newfoundland's iconic make and break engines; we start work on our folklore and oral histo...
Keywords: intangible cultural heritage; newfoundland; culture; newsletter; folklore; oral history
|ICH Update 003 February 2009 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's Intangible Cultural Heritage Update we celebrate dance heritage, ICH in Conception Bay South, the traditional naming of trap berths in Carbonear, and a new project of the Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives. Plus Living RICH, and Cupid makes an appearance in Cupids!
Keywords: Trap berths; place names; culture; folklore; Newfoundland
|Ghostly Ballerinas - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Stories of true encounters with the paranormal continue to be told to this very day in St. John's, Newfoundland. In this podcast, storyteller and author Dale Jarvis shares a story of ghostly ballerinas that dates back to the years of the Second World War. The author reads the tale from his book "Wonderful Strange: Ghosts, Fairies and Fabulous Beasties" published by Flanker Press. In the tale, a young girl receives nightly visitations from phantom dancers, as well as a black-haired lady in a blac...
Keywords: ghost; ghost story; storytelling; newfoundland; dancers; ballerinas; paranormal; supernatural; Dale Gilbert Jarvis
|Kinchler and the Devil - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
A story from Fortune Harbour, Newfoundland, Canada, about a man named Kinchler who loved playing cards, and who boasted that he would play a game with the Devil himself. Told by storyteller Dale Gilbert Jarvis, and recorded live July 30 2004 at the Newman Wine Vaults Provincial Historic Site, St. John's, Newfoundland.
Keywords: folk tale; fairy tale; spoken word; devil; hallowe'en; storytelling; story; storyteller; newfoundland; fortune harbour
|The Body in the Box - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
An old ghost story from St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, told by storyteller Dale Gilbert Jarvis. The story involves a young bride who goes missing, her heartbroken husband, and a terrible secret that emerges some time later. Recorded live at The Rooms, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, on Hallowe'en night, October 31, 2007.
Keywords: ghost story; ghost stories; hallowe'en; storytelling; storyteller; dale jarvis; newfoundland; folk tale
|The Fatal Peat Ember - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
A traditional fairy story from the Isle of Skye, originally collected by W.Y Evans-Wentz in the early part of the twentieth century, and which was published in his book "The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries." It includes references to the fairy practice of abducting human children, and also of the fair folk's gift of prophecy. Told by storyteller Dale Jarvis, recorded January 11, 2007
Keywords: storytelling; storyteller; dale jarvis; dale gilbert jarvis; spoken word; fairy tales; fairies; faerie; isle of skye; scotland
|The City of Art - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
A man dreams of a city of art, and upon waking, sets off to find the place he has seen in his dreaming. Told by storyteller Dale Gilbert Jarvis, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. January 6, 2008. I first heard this story told by Irish storyteller Ray McGrath at the St. John's Storytelling Festival in 2005, and it stuck in my mind. The music in the background is "Estampie" from the Naxos CD "Landini and His Time"
Keywords: storytelling; story; storyteller; art; dale gilbert jarvis; stories; myth
|ICH Update August September 2013 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In the 2013 August/September issue of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update: students start the Folklore 6020 field school in Quidi Vidi; the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador launches its most recent publication, on lych-gates in Newfoundland; archaeologist Sarah Ingram gives an update on the wells and springs project; Nicole Penney reports on digitizing the Baccalieu Trail Heritage Corporation Oral History Collection; we have a report on HFNL's recent tombstone rubbing worksho...
Keywords: cemetery; tombstone; oral history; folklore; newfoundland; wells; springs
|ICH Update Summer 2009 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Intangible Cultural Heritage Update, Number 008, Summer 2009. The monthly intangible cultural heritage newsletter of the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. In this edition: HFNL undertakes an survey of folklore and oral history recordings in the province SmartLabrador continues its oral history research on the Labrador Straits Remembering Violetta Halpert
Keywords: ich; heritage; folklore; intangible cultural heritage; newfoundland; labrador; heritage
|Intangible Cultural Heritage Update 016 May 2010 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this issue of the ICH Update, Dr. Gerald Pocius, Chair of the Provincial Intangible Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee gives a review of ICH in Newfoundland and Labrador; Cape Bonavista Interpretation Centre wants your stories about the Cape; Grade Four students at the Cape St. Francis School, Pouch Cove, start work on a community oral history project; dancers hit Quidi Vidi Village; and the Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador invites you to help them restore a vintage Gander Ri...
Keywords: museum; ICH; folklore; oral history; Newfoundland; stories; youth; education
|Jack and the Little Man Under The Stove - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
A traditional folktale about Jack, and what happens when he takes a job as a cook in a rich man's house and discovers that a little man lives underneath the stove. Told by storyteller Dale Gilbert Jarvis and recorded live as part of the final storytelling concert conducted as part of an Arts Smarts storytelling program taught at Holy Cross Elementary school in St. John's, Newfoundland. Introduction by Danielle Spratt, conclusion by Barbara Morgan...
Keywords: Jack tale; fairy tale; folk tale; storytelling; oral tradition; spoken word; dale jarvis; storyteller
|The Lady at Number 16 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
A ghost story from the city of Valletta, Malta. Told by storyteller Dale Gilbert Jarvis, and recorded live at the "Voices in the Vaults Summer Storytelling Series" on Friday, August 29, in the Newman Wine Vaults Provincial Historic Site, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. A classic ghost story, incorporating motif E281 - "Ghosts haunt house." While this story could be told about countless port towns, this particular tale is based on a story from the walled city of Valletta, on the island of Malta...
Keywords: Dale Gilbert Jarvis; storytelling; stories; ghosts; malta; valetta; legend; sailors; phantoms; ghost story
|Intangible Cultural Heritage Update October 2009 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's ICH Update, we look at a project to place materials from the Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore and Language Archive which relate to mummering traditions online, an article on the wren, the king of the birds, a note from Harbour Breton on an Iron Foot, an update on what's new with the Digital Archives Initiative, and a preview of the Place, Narrative and New Media Symposium
Keywords: mummering; jannying; newfoundland; mummers; festival; new media; intangible cultural heritage; ich
|ICH Update 047 October November 2013 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this issue of the Intangible Cultural Heritage update for October/November 2013, we draw to the end of our wells project, and share some thoughts and findings on wells, water, and community. We have news from Norris Arm, with stories about traditional games, and from the Bay Roberts area on a project to document traditional folk belief, including stories collected from students at Ascension Collegiate...
Keywords: intangible cultural heritage; newfoundland; canada
|ICH Update 021 - December 2010 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador: The mummers festival returns for another year and another mummer's parade; Melissa Squarey learns how to make her very own hobby horse; Karen Spencer shares how Conception Bay South is preserving their history with three booklets on the Kelligrew's Soiree, the Battle of Fox Trap, and Agricultural History of Conception Bay South; a discussion of "bucking" and Bonfire Night memories on Memoria...
Keywords: Newfoundland; culture; folklore; oral history; christmas; mummering; mummer; festival
|ICH Update 020 - November 2010 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage update for Newfoundland and Labrador, we report on a new public folklore initiative along Newfoundland's Baccalieu Trail; we introduce you to our newest staff member, ICH Program Assistant Melissa Squarey; the Mummers Festival returns for 2010 and is looking for volunteers; and the St. John's English Country Dance Society marches into Cupids with John Guy.
Keywords: ICH; dance; oral history; folklore; mummers; mummering; christmas; tradition; dancing; english country dance
|ICH Update 018 - September 2010 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update, provincial folklorist Dale Jarvis brings you up to date on ICH activities over the summer months, news on the Canada-wide Culture Days event scheduled for September, a peek at what our intern has been up to with Memorial University's Digital Archives Initiative, sound traditions, and an invite to participate in Doors Open St. John's and Doors Open Petty Harbour with sites ranging from the divine to the disgusting!
Keywords: Doors Open; Newfoundland; Petty Harbour; Culture Days
|People and Place - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
A lecture on people and place, and the intangible cultural heritage strategy of Newfoundland and Labrador, given by folklorist Dale Gilbert Jarvis on Thursday, November 19th, 2009, at the Cultural Tourism Conference in Trinity, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, Canada.
Keywords: cultural tourism; intangible cultural heritage; folklore; tourism; culture; art; folklife; Newfoundland; Labrador
|ICH Update 001 - December 2008 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Intangible Cultural Heritage Update December 2008: What Is ICH? Booklet Rug Hooking in Labrador Planning Cultural Documentation Projects - David Taylor workshop Provincial ICH Needs Assessment and Survey completed Remembering Christmas Traditions
Keywords: intangible cultural heritage; newfoundland; folklore; rug hooking; tradition
|ICH Update 028 - August 2011 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for Newfoundland and Labrador: the Seeds to Supper Festival gets underway with a workshop on culinary tourism, featuring Canada's Top Chef participant Todd Perrin; we celebrate our agricultural history with an evening of stories of farming past, present and future; a local woman keeps the tradition of Newfoundland ponies alive; news on the Culture, Place and Identity at the Heart of Regional Development conference coming this fall; a his...
Keywords: folklore; folklife; festival; food
|Paddy Mahony's Gold - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
The story of Paddy Mahony's gold, a tale of buried treasure and its supernatural guardian, from Horse's Head, Little Colinet Island, St. Mary's Bay, Newfoundland, Canada. Horse's Head was inhabited by one Paddy Mahony, who dwelt in what was referred to as a "solitary hut". Somehow it was revealed to the lucky Paddy that a great treasure was to be found in a certain place near Horse's Head. Paddy lost no time, and set out with shovel in hand in search of the buried treasure...
Keywords: Dale Gilbert Jarvis; folklore; Newfoundland; storytelling; buried treasure; gold; little colinet; canada; folk tale; ghost story; haunted shores; supernatural; paranormal
|Pudding and Folklore - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Folklorist and Intangible Cultural Heritage Development Officer Dale Jarvis introduces the Food, Folklore and Tourism Workshop in Cupids, Newfoundland on Monday, 15 August 2011, with some thoughts on steamed and boiled puddings, and how food, folklore and culture are intertwined.
Keywords: food; folklore; culture; christmas; tradition; newfoundland
|Intangible Cultural Heritage Update Jan Feb 2010 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this issue of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update newsletter for January and February 2010, we announce an introduction to interviewing techniques workshop with Dr. Philip Hiscock; a review of websites with sample oral history questions; The Rooms brews up coffee, culture and love; and, Dr. Anna Kearney Guigne hits the road with planning workshops for community organizations planning folklore and oral history research projects.
Keywords: folklore; ich; intangible cultural heritage; newfoundland; interviewing; storytelling; mary gavan; culture
|Intangible Cultural Heritage Update November 2009 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's ICH update: the creation of Dance NL, to safeguard dance traditions and contemporary dance in Newfoundland and Labrador; and our ICH intern Jed Baker goes to the Wooden Boat Conference and reports back.
Keywords: Newfoundland; intangible cultural heritage; boatbuilding; dance; dancing; boats; boat building
|ICH Update 049 January February 2014 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for Newfoundland and Labrador: we introduce the Grey Sock Project, linking the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the First World War with traditional knitting skills; the Food Security Network on their "All Around The Table" seniors' oral history project; and researching tiddly, hoist your sails and run and other children's games and pastimes.
Keywords: games; WWI; newfoundland; knitting
|ICH Update 045 - July 2013 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Update for Newfoundland and Labrador: we announce the designation of Heart's Content as a Registered Heritage District, and commemorate it with the unveiling of a bronze plaque; Nicole Penney returns from the Loggers' Life Museum with news of a weaving workshop in the woods; archaeologist Sarah Ingram reports on our new wells, water and springs research; and, folklore graduate student researcher Claire McDougall reports on her pre...
Keywords: intangible cultural heritage; newsletter; newfoundland; culture
|ICH Update 005 April 2009 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
This month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update focusses on the province's aboriginal cultural heritage, and provides an overview of some of the recent projects started under Newfoundland and Labrador's Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Program of the Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation. Some project include canoe making, oral history training, documentation of sealing traditions, and an Innu youth banner project...
Keywords: aboriginal; traditional knowledge; powwow; canoe; oral history; training; sealing